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James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: 66-590 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-2402
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Designed to help endangered species.

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Imformative guided walk only on Saturday at 0900

Enthusiastic local gave us a very informative talk/walk of the birds we could see on the day and what birds would use the facility during migration. Very enjoyable and free.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 January 2016
Jonny97
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London, United Kingdom
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Call ahead to get the tour times. Show up, borrow binoculars (high quality, free) and follow a guide through this lovely refuge. We saw several endangered birds, learned about migrations and beak types and generally enjoyed the lovely setting. A real gem.

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Pacifica, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We thought this would be a scenic side trip. Took the road down to the end by the sewage plant only to find the refuge is closed to the public. Wasted our time but the portapotty was spotless.😁

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Enthusiastic local gave us a very informative talk/walk of the birds we could see on the day and what birds would use the facility during migration. Very enjoyable and free.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Definitely call before you go. It is open only on Saturday for a 90 minute guided tour at 9am. Gates close and you cannot come late. Open only when stilts and coots and moorhens are done nesting, so from about mid-October to January. Very short walk - get to see the Hawaiian coot, moorhen, and bristle-thighed curlew, as well as... More 

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Richmond, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

I understand that budget cuts and retirements have taken their toll on Hawaii refuges and we noticed it. We stopped off on an independent birding tour and saw a few birds from the roadway. It is great that the refuge exists and the they have expanded with time. It would be better if the refuge could manage to allow passerby's... More 

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